The Chair Region

The Chair Region of the Regional Council and the Regional Committee


100px-Kainuu.vaakuna.svg.pngKainuu, Finland, holds the Chairmanship 2015-2017

Chairmanship Program 2015-2017

in English | Russian | Finnish

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Kainuun liitto
Regional Council of Kainuu
Members of the Regional Council
Members of the Regional Committee


Photo: Vuokatti picture bank.


Past chairs

Arkhangelsk, Russia, held the Chairmanship 2013-2015
Chairmanship Program 2013-2015, in English | Russian

Norrbotten, Sweden, held the Chairmanship 2011-2013
Chairmanship Program 2011-2013: English | Russian 
Program as leaflet: English | Russian 

Troms County Council, Norway, held the Chairmanship 2009-2011
Program in English | Norwegian | Russian

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